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Koenig & Clinton is Closing

Brooklyn gallery Koenig & Clinton is closing Art New reports. Dealers Leo Koenig and Margaret Liu Clinton said in a statement that they “remain grateful to the many: artists, collaborators, colleagues, critics, and patrons that enriched the gallery’s mission of organizing museum-quality exhibitions that were made accessible to so many publics.” Read more at Art News ... | Read More

Dealer and Socialite Angela Gulbenkian Faces Lawsuit Over Warhol Sale

German art dealer, collector and socialite Angela Gulbenkian is facing a lawsuit over the sale of a Warhol print on behalf of its owner and allegedly keeping the profits. “The dispute lies in whether [the adviser] and Gulbenkian had the authority to sell the picture,” says Chris Marinello, the chief executive of Art Recovery Group. Read more at […]... | Read More

New York – “Songs in the Dark” at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery Through February 20th, 2020

Mark Dion, Bureau of Censorship (1996/2019), via Art Observed The year 2020 is being heralded as a crucial moment for society, a moment to respond to massive political upheaval and environmental crises. With immigration on the rise around the globe, and social tensions inflamed over crises of leadership at the heads of global superpowers, the […]... | Read More

United States Artists Announces Round of Grant Awards for 2020

The latest round of coveted United States Artists Grants have been announced, including Nari Ward and Cameron Rowland. “Artists like Cameron [Rowland] and Martine [Syms] are winning a lot of things at the same time,” organization president Deana Haggag says, “We’re just trying to give a chance to have some sense of spaciousness, and young people, in particular, […]... | Read More

Performance Space New York Launches Artist-Led Restructuring

Performance Space New York has announced a radical, artist-led restructuring process.  “The artists have received keys to the spaces, have moved into our business offices, and will move into our theaters next month. … Our total annual production budget is at the artists’ full disposal to pay themselves a wage and develop their programmatic platforms,” […]... | Read More

Ann Hirsch Videos Removed, Reuploaded to Vimeo

Artist Ann Hirsch saw videos of hers removed from Vimeo this week, only to be reinstated a few hours later.  The works were originally removed over content the site said could “sexually stimulate” viewers.  “For everyone talking about feminism and #MeToo and the rediscovery of women artists, it’s frustrating,” she says. “They’re also forgetting about the people making... | Read More

Made in L.A. Announces Artist List

The latest edition of the Made in L.A. Biennial has announced its artist list for this year, including Kahlil Joseph and the late Nicola L. as well as Aria Dean and Jill Mulleady. Read more at Art News  ... | Read More

TEFAF Head Patrick Van Maris Leaves Post

Patrick van Maris is leaving his position as president of The European Fine Art Fair (Tefaf) at the end of May, Art Newspaper reports.  “I am proud of the changes accomplished together,” he says of his work with the fair. Read more at Art Newspaper  ... | Read More

New York – Issy Wood: “daughterproof” at JTT Through February 9th, 2020

Issy Wood, Slouching towards the maxillofacial unit (2018), via JTT Issy Wood’s paintings and sculptures carry a peculiar cultural charge, moments of collision and fusion that mark her objects with both the signifiers of the art historical and with the banal moments of daily life. For her current show, daughterproof at JTT in New York, the artist continues this process, […]... | Read More

CNN Looks at Business and Legality of Removing and Selling Street Art Pieces

CNN has a piece this week on the business behind removing and selling street art murals, and the legality that drives who can remove and sell a piece. “Generally, when you purchase a building, you own the fixtures within the building, whether they’re ceiling fans or [a] fine art mural painting on a wall,” says Paul […]... | Read More
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